My areas of interest are in individual reflective learning, general support, safe practice, career development, work/life balance and maintaining whole well-being;
My supervision interest is in exploring, learning, supporting and contributing to building and maintaining/balancing ‘practitioner integrity and use of self’; My influencing supervisory frameworks include relational, solution focused, strengths based, appreciative inquiry, collaborative and holistic approaches with an applied systemic analysis.
I am interested in trauma informed models for clinical supervision. I have published internationally on vicarious traumatisation and resilience and am interested in offering supervision for those social workers engaged in dealing their own responses to their engagement with trauma-informed work.
Strengths based resilience focused practice, assisting supervisees to recognise and build on their strengths and develop their practice and new approaches. Focus on reflective practice and systems, whilst ensuring safe, accountable and professional practice. Child centred, family focused practice. Change process and developing teams. Individual and group supervision. Online and telephone supervision.
Leadership development, organisational change management and coaching to maximize leadership and practice potential.
I am experienced in individual and group supervision for social workers and counsellors. I enjoy working with students and new practitioners and have provided supervision to a number of managers of agencies and to those in private practice. Narrative Therapy informs much of my supervision and other practice but it is not a requirement for supervisees to have this interest.
Young people and their families, counselling, group work, reflective practice styles, brief solution focused therapy, motivational interviewing, CBT. Available for students also.
I am interested in supervision within NGOs/community development, health and disability, cross discipline supervision, leadership development and mentoring, cross cultural supervision, and rural/remote practice (am available for Skype).
Providing individual and group supervision for practitioners and supervisors working in any setting.
An honest and hard working professional with 26 years experience as a Social Worker, Probation Officer, Group Facilitator, Supervisor, Trainer and Manager within both statutory organisations and NGO’s in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Passionate about Social Justice and committed to contributing to positive reality based change for workers and service users alike. I am motivated by working alongside others to help them overcome challenges and would like to continue to utilise these skills in a positive, energetic and supportive way.
I am especially interested in the benefits of reflective practice and in supervision’s role in developing healthier more functional workplaces. I am experienced in individual and group supervision for social workers, counsellors and other social practitioners
To enhance social work practitioners toward ” better and safer practices” through the following perspectives: Reflective, Problem Solving Solution, Strength Base and Mentoring to encompass whanau ora / wrap around interventions.
I am motivated to enable professionals to learn and develop their practice through reflective supervision grounded in theory. My approach is framed using Proctor’s “Three Key Functions” of supervision.
Professional Supervision for Social Workers. Clinical Supervision for Professionals either as a group or individually. Assistance with the setting up of productive peer supervision.
Community agencies, statutory work, management, group supervision, students and working with any one in the social service profession.
The role of mindfulness in supervision and practice
The use of Sand-tray work as a tool for reflection in supervision.
Leadership and management development – for managers and those aspiring to be managers or leaders. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations. Sustainable organisational development and change. Human resource issues.Working with difference. Professional wellbeing. Critical reflective practice. Professional and career development. Practising safely and ethically. Child protection.
Facilitation of supervisees processes and practice through reflection, exploring questions, support, challenge, sharing knowledge and experience as appropriate, life style balance, integration of theory and practice, strengths focus and a focus on safety. Working with individuals of all genders, cultures, statutory and NFP.